Gold coin; Denomination Unite
Tower Mint, London
King Charles II (1660-1685)

Hammered coinage, Second issue, with mark of value X. This denomination is sometimes called a half-broad or a half-unite, its value was 10 shillings.

Obverse Description

Laureate and draped bust of the King facing left; behind head, X; around, (mm. crown) CAROLVS II D G MAG BRIT FRAN ET HIB REX

Reverse Description

Oval shield, crowned and garnished, quartered with the arms of England and France combined (in 1st and 4th quarters), Scotland and Ireland, dividing the lerrers CR; around, FLORENT . CONCORDIA . REGNA . (translation: United kingdoms flourish)

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